National Science Week Grants 2022 open now

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27 September 2021

Applications are now open for the National Science Week Grants 2022.

Individuals and organisations interested in delivering science engagement activities for next year’s National Science Week can apply for grants between $2,000 and $20,000.

These grants support the delivery of:

  • in-person activities such as workshops, fairs and theatre
  • online activities with two-way audience participation.

National Science Week activities help inspire community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences. National Science Week 2022 will take place from 13 to 21 August 2022.

The Australian Government funds the National Science Week Grants under the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. There is a total of $500,000 in grant funding available for these grants each year.

Grant applications close 5pm (AEDT) Thursday 21 October 2021.

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